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Office of Congressman Vic Snyder Flag animation Arkansas 2nd district
News and Views
September 29, 2006
Press Release

 

LINCOLN, PRYOR, SNYDER ANNOUNCE

$400,000 GRANT FOR PULASKI TECH

North Little Rock, AR U.S. Senators Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor and U.S. Representative Vic Snyder announced today that Pulaski Technical College has been awarded a $399,955 grant from the United States Department of Education through the Strengthening Institutions Program.

The Strengthening Institutions Program provides grants to institutions of higher education for improvement of their academic quality, institutional management and fiscal stability, and to strengthen their capacity to make a substantial contribution to the higher education resources of the nation.

“Pulaski Tech is an exceptional college with a rapidly-growing student population and unique needs” Congressman Vic Snyder said. “This funding will help them meet those needs and continue to provide a great educational opportunity for people in central Arkansas.”

"Pulaski Technical College provides people living in Central Arkansas access to an affordable, quality education," Senator Lincoln said.  "These federal dollars will allow Pulaski Tech to build upon its success of serving the educational needs of many Arkansans."

“Pulaski Tech is booming with new growth and educational opportunities, and this much-needed grant will help the college continue expanding its capacity to serve the community,” Pryor said.


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